Yahoo Answers is shutting down on 4 May 2021 (Eastern Time) and, as of 20 April 2021 (Eastern Time), the Yahoo Answers website will be in read-only mode. There will be no changes to other Yahoo properties or services, or your Yahoo account. You can find more information about the Yahoo Answers shutdown and how to download your data on this help page.
How effective would an antimatter gun be for WW III warfare?
- ?Lv 61 month ago
An antimatter weapon is a theoretically possible device using antimatter as a power source, ... and physics obstacles; 3 Cost; 4 Antimatter catalyzed weapons; 5 References ... This would make antimatter very cost-effective as a rocket fuel, as just one ... Tools of War: History of Weapons in Modern Times. ... World War I.Source(s): https://iqos-heets.ae/
- ANDRE LLv 71 month ago
Hopefully, it would be good enough to send such OFF TOPIC sh*te to an APPROPRIATE section of YA.
- AlexanderLv 71 month ago
A phase disrupter would be less messy and less bulky.
- HerveLv 61 month ago
It would be a huge waste of energy trying to create the ammunition.
- What do you think of the answers? You can sign in to give your opinion on the answer.
- 1 month ago
With the ammunition so difficult (and expensive!) to create, to store, and to handle - I'd say it's going to bankrupt any country trying to build one...
- Anonymous1 month ago
Depends. How would such a gun work.
Would it shoot antimatter at the enemy? Then it would be useless since the antimatter would react with the matter in the air and vaporize both before it reached the other lines.
Would it combine matter and antimatter into a missile or bullet or shell of some kind - the mass of material required to do that safely would mean the gun would be huge, only a ground battery would work so the gun would only have limited effectiveness.
- 1 month ago
Manufacturing the ammunition for it would rapidly annihilate the economy of the country planning to use it.